May 26, 2022

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Many of you have asked us about today’s emergency special session at the 193-nation UN. Russia has hit back at protests, with most members calling for an end to its invasion of Ukraine.

Then “A Minute of Silence, Prayer and Meditation”UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres set the tone for the cult of speeches that would continue on Tuesday or Wednesday, depending on the number of countries registered to speak.

“Fighting must end in Ukraine”Hammer the head of the UN. “They are raging across the country, in the air, on land and at sea. (…) Enough. The soldiers must return to their barracks.”.

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“If Ukraine does not survive, the UN., Warned Ukrainian Ambassador Sergei Kislitskaya. Corn “We can save Ukraine, we can save the United Nations, we can save democracy, we can defend the values ​​we believe in.”He added.

In a defensive position, he reaffirmed that Russia is exercising its right to self-defense, which is enshrined in Article 51 of the UN Charter. “Pain” In the separatist region of Donbass and the complaint “Anti-Russian clichs” West.

“We do not feel isolated.”, Shortly after revealing the expulsion of twelve members, including 1000, Vasily Nebensia promised in front of the media. Moscow condemnation a “Hostile attitude”.

The resolution proposed by the Europeans in conjunction with Ukraine, in response to the rejection of the war, will soon be put to a vote, probably on Wednesday. It must receive 2/3 of the votes cast in favor and against its acceptance.

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In order to get the maximum number of votes, the language of the text has been reduced compared to the initial plan. Resolution “Sentenced” And so on “Russia’s occupation of Ukraine”But the “Condemnation in strong words”According to versions obtained by AFP.